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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hayling Island, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hayling Island...

Hayling Island is a coastal city in United Kingdom. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 16887 people. The water temperature around Hayling Island has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.7°F) in March up to 17°C (62.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Hayling Island is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Hayling Island?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Hayling Island is approximately:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Hayling Island. The nearest one is West Wittering, which is only 2.5km (2.6miles) away from Hayling Island. Click here for directions and for more information on West Wittering and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Hayling Island are East Witterings, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away, and Bracklesham Bay, located approximately 5km (3.1miles) from Hayling Island.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in proximity to Hayling Island. The closest one is The Fleets Beaches, which is only 0.9km (0.5miles) away from Hayling Island. Another beach near Hayling Island is Southsea, which is ca 5.1km (3.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Hayling Island?

The water temperature around Hayling Island is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hayling Island. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 7°C (45°F). During this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Hayling Island?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Hayling Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Hayling Island...

Do you know what the the city Hienghene in New Caledonia, the city Getaria in Spain, and the city Parkside in United States have in common with Hayling Island? Click on the links to find out...